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What size are the Fender mount holes?
I know, it's a lame question, but what size are the holes in the frame & forks for baskets, fender struts etc.. threaded to (typically) on cruisers, comfort & mountain bikes?
Typically, all the small mounting holes on bikes (rack, water bottle, etc.) are M5 x 0.8 mm. (5mm metric bolt). Occasionally you see some bigger holes, mostly on cheaper bikes with stamped out sheet metal dropouts though.
Yep, on the bikes in question it's a bigger fastner than the water bottle uses.
My Schwinn World Tourist (made by Giant) has M6 x 1.0 threads.
(01-26-2013, 04:18 AM)nfmisso Wrote:  My Schwinn World Tourist (made by Giant) has M6 x 1.0 threads.
Thank you, I found that a brake lever fastner fit & it was also 6mm x 1.0, very stout.

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